Cheaper clothing made from synthetic fabrics, like polyester, create microfibre pollution that pollutes waterways. At Insho, we choose another approach.
Introduction to wool Moving out of winter can be tricky. With cold mornings and hotter days, it can be hard to find the right balance. Whether it is summer suits or winter quilts, wools are incredibly versatile. Read on for some of the high quality sources we use. What is wool? One of the most common […]
Silk Silk has a reputation as one of the most luxurious fabrics, you may have heard “smooth as silk” before as well. Another ancient fabric, silk has origins dating back over 8,500 years. As you might be starting to realise, these natural fibres are still in vogue because they have properties that have stood the testament […]
Cotton In our earlier post, we looked at why we choose higher quality fabrics in our products. In this post we explore one of the most common materials, cotton. Its commonly used by many brands but why does a single fabric vary so immensely in price? Introduction Cotton has been utilised as a material for […]
When I was a teenager I would buy clothes based only on how they look in the store. The prettier they looked, the better. They felt uncomfortable in certain areas, and may make me sweat puddles, but it didn’t matter. As I learned more about fabrics however, I’ve changed my approach and this is integral […]
People often ask what the secret to getting styling right is. One of the many answers is getting the right style chemistry. Think of styling like making a gin and tonic, you need the right mix. Too much gin the taste can be too strong and wild. Too much tonic and it can leave your […]
One of the biggest trend trademarks this summer is vibrant colours. So an easy way to stay on trend is to inject some colour into your wardrobe. It is the season to be bold and daring, break free and brighten up your summer days. One of the simplest ways is to use lively prints, which […]